Institute for Plastics Processing in Industry and Skilled Crafts at RWTH Aachen University e. V. (IKV)
The Institute of Plastics Processing at RWTH Aachen University (IKV) is one of the biggest institutes engaged in this field of research. The Institute has more than 300 employees working on the problems encountered during the processing of the many different types of plastics that are now available.
The main areas are:
Professor Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann is Head of the Institute and Director of the Association of Sponsors. He also holds the Chair of Plastics Processing at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University.